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Practicing Our Faith

Practicing Our Faith Book
Author : Dorothy C. Bass
Publisher : Fortress Press
Release : 2019-03-01
ISBN : 1506454747
File Size : 37,6 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Book Summary :

Twelve time-honored Christian practices that will help us, and the world, to flourish Practicing Our Faith offers help to Christians who are asking how our faith can help us discern what we might do and who we might become. How can we live faithfully and with integrity in a world where the pace of existence is so fast and life's patterns are changing all around us? Can we conduct our daily lives in ways that help us not just get by but flourish--as individuals, as communities, and as a society in concert with creation and in communion with God? These questions are on the hearts and minds of many seekers who are exploring spirituality today. They are also at the heart of Practicing Our Faith. Practices are those shared activities that address fundamental needs of humankind and creation and that, woven together, form a way of life. The twelve practices explored in this book are practices that human beings simply cannot do without, particularly at this time in history. This book will stimulate your imagination. It will encourage you to reflect. It initiates a conversation that will spread into many contexts, each of which presents unique opportunities for noticing, discussing, and living the practices of faith.

Practicing Our Faith

Practicing Our Faith Book
Author : Dorothy C. Bass
Publisher : Jossey-Bass
Release : 2010-01-11
ISBN : 9780470484111
File Size : 37,5 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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An updated edition of the down-to-earth resource that offers twelve practices to make Christian faith a way of life Many Christians are looking for ways to deepen their relationship with God by practicing their faith in everyday life. This best-selling guide helps take belief out of the realm of theory and shows how to live it out in a series of twelve central practices such as hospitality, forgiveness, healing, testimony, and keeping Sabbath. Designed to work across a wide range of Christian laypeople, leaders, denominations, and study groups, this is the second edition of the book that Theology called "... a stimulating contribution to the work of making explicit the connection between what Christians do and what they believe." Contains information on the practices discussed in the book and shows how they relate to and intersect with prayer, worship, and Bible study Offers a guide for conversation, learning, and growth at the back of the book This updated and expanded new edition includes a new introduction and two additional chapters that describes new insights into and experiences with the "practicing our faith" approach The book includes a variety of prominent contributors, who draw on their rich shared experience as believers, theologians, ethicists, and educators.

Practicing Our Faith

Practicing Our Faith Book
Author : Dorothy C. Bass
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2009-12-15
ISBN : 9780470569948
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Book Summary :

An updated edition of the down-to-earth resource that offerstwelve practices to make Christian faith a way of life Many Christians are looking for ways to deepen theirrelationship with God by practicing their faith in everyday life.This best-selling guide helps take belief out of the realm oftheory and shows how to live it out in a series of twelve centralpractices such as hospitality, forgiveness, healing, testimony, andkeeping Sabbath. Designed to work across a wide range of Christianlaypeople, leaders, denominations, and study groups, this is thesecond edition of the book that Theology called "... astimulating contribution to the work of making explicit theconnection between what Christians do and what they believe." Contains information on the practices discussed in the book andshows how they relate to and intersect with prayer, worship, andBible study Offers a guide for conversation, learning, and growth at theback of the book This updated and expanded new edition includes a newintroduction and two additional chapters that describes newinsights into and experiences with the "practicing our faith"approach The book includes a variety of prominent contributors, who drawon their rich shared experience as believers, theologians,ethicists, and educators.

Practicing Theology

Practicing Theology Book
Author : Miroslav Volf,Dorothy C. Bass
Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Release : 2001-10-26
ISBN : 9780802849311
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Book Summary :

In a time when academic theology often neglects the lived practices of the Christian community, this volume seeks to bring balance to the situation by showing the dynamic link between the task of theology and the practices of the Christian life. The work of thirteen first-rate theologians from several cultural and Christian perspectives, these informed and informative essays explore the relationship between Christian theology and practice in the daily lives of believers, in the ministry of Christian communities, and as a needed focus within Christian education. Contributors: Dorothy C. Bass Nancy Bedford Gilbert Bond Sarah Coakley Craig Dykstra Reinhard Hütter L. Gregory Jones Serene Jones Amy Plantinga Pauw Christine Pohl Kathryn Tanner Miroslav Volf Tammy Williams

Embodying Our Faith

Embodying Our Faith Book
Author : Tim Morey
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Release : 2009-11-30
ISBN : 0830837299
File Size : 48,9 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Book Summary :

"Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." Mohandas Gandhi famously critiqued the contemporary church with this pithy phrase. Church planter Tim Morey keeps this challenge in mind as he coaches other planters in the Evangelical Covenant Church. In this book he brings his experience, combined with research and theological reflection, to help your church cultivate the irreducible qualities of an embodied apologetic: a community that is revealed by its faithful to be experiential, communal and enacted.

Practicing

Practicing Book
Author : Kathy Escobar
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-02-18
ISBN : 9780664265847
File Size : 34,5 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Book Summary :

From the masses of young people spurning organized religion to faithful followers of Jesus, there is a deep hunger across gender, age, socioeconomics, and denominational backgrounds for practical, tangible ways to live a life of love, mercy, and justice in our divided, fragmented world. But where do we start? It�s�easy to feel overwhelmed by the world�s problems, with solutions to violence and poverty and oppression seeming so far out of reach.� But you have more power to change the world than you realize�and it starts with changing yourself. In�Practicing, Pastor Kathy Escobar inspires and challenges readers with practical encouragement to live their faith through real action using ten transformational practices, including listening more, including the marginalized, advocating for justice, and mourning with those who grieve. By putting our hearts, hands, and feet behind our good intentions, we can transform our groups, our communities, and our world.�Extremely interactive, relational, and practical,�Practicing�can be read alone or processed together with a group, church, or class.

The Practice of the Presence of God

The Practice of the Presence of God                      Book
Author : Brother Lawrence
Publisher : Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
Release : 2011-10-15
ISBN : 0987650XXX
File Size : 43,7 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Book Summary :

The Practice of the Presence of God is a wonderful text, compiled by Father Joseph de Beaufort, of the teachings of Brother Lawrence (born Nicholas Herman), a Carmelite Monk. The beautiful compilation includes letters, as well as records of his conversations kept by Brother Lawrence's interlocutors.

Way to Live

Way to Live Book
Author : Dorothy C. Bass,Don C. Richter
Publisher : Upper Room
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9780835809757
File Size : 20,5 Mb
Language : En, Es, Fr and De

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Book Summary :

Through teen-friendly language and relevant examples, provides concrete ways young people can practice Christianity in everyday life, discussing such topics as forgiveness, work, play, "stuff," prayer, food, and time as ways to nourish a more meaningful life offered by Jesus Christ. Original.